Claiming the Classical Tradition

Claiming the Classical Tradition

The Black Intellectual Tradition: Reading Freedom in Classical Literature By Angel Adams Parham and Anika Prather.  Classical Academic Press, 2022.  Hardcover, 272 pages, $29.95. Reviewed by Sean C. Hadley. Classical Education finds itself at the heart of a serious...
Higher Ed and the Crisis of Civic Despair

Higher Ed and the Crisis of Civic Despair

Renewing America’s Civic Compact  Edited by Carol McNamara and Trevor Shelley. Lexington Books, 2023. Hardcover, 258 pages, $100. Reviewed by Thomas Kelly. For many 2024 carries with it a very real sense of civic despair. There is of course the “dread” that many feel...
We Few, We Happy Few

We Few, We Happy Few

Humanistic Letters: The Irving Babbitt—Paul Elmer More Correspondence Edited by Eric Adler. University of Missouri Press, 2023. Hardcover, 488 pages, $75. Reviewed by Justin D. Garrison. In The Conservative Mind, Russell Kirk observes, “it is an ominous sign for any...
Squeezing Out Virtue and Beauty

Squeezing Out Virtue and Beauty

Centers for Teaching and Learning: The New Landscape in Higher Education By Mary C. Wright. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023. Hardcover, 296 pages, $39.95. Reviewed by Lee Trepanier. The most recent permanent fixtures on college campuses are Centers of Teaching...